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Monday 11 May 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Martha Quinn in Albany and Martha Quinn. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Happy Organ by Dave Baby Cortez. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Look Back in Anger, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Look Back in Anger

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans

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The Young Philadelphians

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Paul Newman, Barbara Rush, Alexis Smith, Brian Keith

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King of the Wild Stallions

Directed by: R.G. Springsteen

Starring: George Montgomery, Diane Brewster, Edgar Buchanan, Emile Meyer

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Invisible Invaders

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: John Agar, Jean Byron, Philip Tonge, Robert Hutton

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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Wrestling at the Chase

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Kookie, Kookie Lend Me Your Comb by Byrnes and Connie Stevens hits #4

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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The Status Seekers

By: Vance Packard

"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."

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My Brother Was An Only Child

By: Jack Douglas

Book by Douglas, Jack

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

By: Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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